Sergey Starysh

Sergey Starysh

National Assurance Partner


BDO Atlanta Office



Executive Summary

Sergey Starysh is a partner in BDO’s National Assurance Department with over 19 years of experience leading audit engagements and conducting regulatory oversight. He is responsible for supporting assurance personnel throughout the United States in technical accounting and auditing matters and with training.
Prior to joining BDO, Sergey worked as an Inspections Leader at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), where he was primarily responsible inspections of issuer audit clients of large national and global accounting firms. His inspections included issuer audits in various industries including manufacturing, software, oil and gas, transportation, healthcare, and banking. In addition to performing inspections of U.S.-based issuer audit clients, Sergey led inspections of large foreign private filers in Russia, Canada, United Arabic Emirates, Mexico and Colombia. Sergey participated in drafting PCAOB inspection reports and led remediation assessments.
Prior to joining the PCAOB, Sergey worked in the practice offices of two Big Four firms, in both the United States and internationally (United Kingdom and Kazakhstan). During this time, he served as a partner and a deputy professional practice leader.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Maine Society of Certified Public Accountant (MECPA)


Diploma (with Honors), International Economic Relations, Banking Finance & Accounting, Kazakh State Academy of Management (Kazakhstan)